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12 September 2017
View news from Spain Biosensor Detects Adulteration of Horse in Beef Meat Within an Hour
SPAIN - The identification of horse meat adulterating others as beef meat is possible thanks to an electrochemical biosensor developed by the Complutense University of Madrid which is able to recognise a DNA fragment virtually unchanged in the more than...
13 February 2017
View news from Spain Food Safety & Animal Nutrition Course in Spain
SPAIN - Multinational Feed Additives Producer Nutriad, headquartered in Belgium, participated in the Food Safety and Animal Nutrition Course organized by Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo, which took place in February in Cartagena (Spain)....
20 December 2016
View news from Spain Nutriad Concludes 2016 Spain Maize Mycotoxin Survey
SPAIN - Multinational feed producer Nutriad, concluded its 2016 Mycotoxin Survey in Spain, which included 107 maize samples from different Spanish regions....
28 November 2016
View news from Spain Regenerative Grazing Improves Soil Health and Plant Biodiversity
SPAIN - Regenerative grazing practices improve soil quality and pasture diversity, as the Spain-based European LIFE Regen Farming project, due to end this year, has been able to show....
26 May 2016
View news from Spain Spain Recognised as Low Risk for BSE
SPAIN - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has officially recognised Spain as one of the countries with negligible risk for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)....
10 May 2016
View news from Spain Removing Fat During Cooking Reduces Environmental Pollutants in Meat
SPAIN - Six months ago, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (at the World Health Organisation or WHO) associated consumption of red meat and processed meat with cancer risk....
02 March 2016
View news from Spain Cattle, Beef Production in Spain Rebounded in 2015
SPAIN - Spain’s cattle and beef production showed a rebound in production in 2015 after several years following a downward trend, according to a recent report from the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service (USDA-FAS)....
27 October 2015
View news from Spain Ecological Role of Cattle Migration Recognised in Spain
SPAIN - Spain's Secretary General of Agriculture and Food, Carlos Cabanas has highlighted the role of livestock transhumance in conserving landscapes....
23 July 2015
View news from Spain Spain, Algeria Reinforce Cooperation on Agriculture, Fisheries
SPAIN - The Spanish and Algerian governments have signed two agreements to improve their collaboration over agriculture and fisheries....
17 June 2015
View news from Spain North and East Spain Free of Bluetongue Serotype One
SPAIN – Spanish livestock farms in northern and eastern Spain have been officially declared free of Bluetongue, leaving an infected area to the south west....
28 May 2015
View news from Spain Spanish Farmers Responsible for Bluetongue Vaccinations
SPAIN – A regional vaccination programme to quell the spread of Bluetongue virus has placed the onus firmly on farmers to vaccinate their livestock....
20 May 2015
View news from Spain Livestock Animal Size Increased Since Roman Era
SPAIN - Livestock has grown over the centuries as production methods and landscapes have evolved, according to research from the University of the Basque Country....
27 April 2015
View news from Spain Environmental Pasture Management Yields More Grass
SPAIN - Regenerative management practices to improve soil health and plant diversity could also lead to up to 14 per cent improvements in grass yield....
05 March 2015
View news from Spain Surprise Flood Ruins 45,000 Hectares of Spanish Farmland
SPAIN – Floods in northern Spain have caused widespread destruction to crop and livestock farms totalling €50 million after continuous rain combined with an early thaw....
27 January 2015
View news from Spain Spanish Farmer Outcry over Oil and Fertiliser 'Paradox'
SPAIN – Spanish producers are questioning more expensive fertiliser given the fact that fuel is cheaper, highlighting a 46 per cent crude oil price drop last year....
24 December 2014
View news from Spain Integration of CReSA into IRTA
SPAIN - On 16 December, the government approved the integration of the Centre for Animal Health Research (CReSA) Foundation into the Institute for Agri-Food Research and Technology (IRTA) from the Department of Agriculture, Livestock, Fishery, Food, and...
19 November 2014
View news from Spain Southern Spain Bluetongue Restrictions Extended
SPAIN - The restriction zone imposed by Spanish authorities to manage the Bluetongue outbreak in southern Spain has been extended....
10 November 2014
View news from Spain Spanish Bluetongue Identified as Two Strains
SPAIN – Spain is battling two strains of Bluetongue, both notified elsewhere in Europe earlier this year. ...
04 November 2014
View news from Spain Cadiz Bluetongue Confirmed as Serotype One
SPAIN – The Spanish government has officially confirmed an outbreak of Bluetongue virus for the southern region of Cadiz as serotype one....
03 November 2014
View news from Spain Spanish Beef Sector Unites to Defend Market
SPAIN - Beef and cattle organisations in Spain are joining forces in a bid to defend domestic sales and consumption and boost exports by finding new markets....
15 October 2014
View news from Spain Government Places Andalusia in Bluetongue Lock Down
SPAIN – South west Spain is in lockdown because of a Bluetongue outbreak sweeping across livestock farms....
14 May 2014
View news from Spain Spain in Europe’s Top Five for Chicken and Beef
SPAIN – Spanish farmers play a significant role in meat production on a European level, poultry and beef producers have been told....
27 February 2014
View news from Spain Almost Half Spain's Coupled Payments to Fund Beef
SPAIN – Spain’s beef sector is set to receive €230 million in coupled payments as part of new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) arrangements....
19 February 2014
View news from Spain Sperm Bank Opens to Save Rare Breeds
SPAIN – Four cooperative agreements have been signed to protect rare sheep and cattle genetics, the ministry of agriculture has announced....
03 January 2014
View news from Spain Panama Strengthen Cooperation on Agri-food Matters
SPAIN - The directors-general of the Agricultural and Cattle Research Institute of Panama (IDIAP), Dr Paulo Ducasa, and the Institute for Research and Technology in Food and Agriculture (IRTA), Dr Josep M. Monfort, have signed a bilateral agri-food collaboration...
12 September 2013
View news from Spain Madrid Beef Scheme Promotes Regional Beef and Good Genetics
SPAIN – Six million euros is given to an experimental beef farm near Madrid every year to work on advancing limousin genetics by testing calves for stud qualities....
03 September 2013
View news from Spain No Suckler Premium For Dairy Farmers Next Year
SPAIN – Suckler cow premiums will not be distributed to dairy farmers for 2014, the Ministry of Agriculture has ruled....
18 July 2013
View news from Spain Spanish Farmers Concerned by CAP Issues
SPAIN - Farmers have expressed concern about the many issues that remain in the air on the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). The Union of Small Farmers and Ranchers explained that this will be a significant week for the application of the new CAP...
 
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